Three stories, three characters all played by Verdone. The first is an awkward young man, who meet a Spanish tourist in Rome. The second has planned a trip towards East with a suitcase full of stockings and biro pens. The last one is a hippy whose father tries to convince him to get back home.
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, who produced the movie and was a personal friend/mentor of young Carlo Verdone
, suggested him to run around the building three times before filming a scene, as to appear more agitated. Verdone, already tired, decided to only pretend to do so, left the room and returned after a while. Leone slapped Verdone and told him he had checked and was not going to be fooled. Verdone eventually complied and later admitted the little trick helped his performance. See more
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